Meet Our Team

 ​Angela (Ella) Williams | @ellaesthetics

Angela Williams is an esthetician, permanent makeup and microblading artist and lash and laser technician located in the Washington DC area. She is the owner of Ella Esthetics, providing skin care, lasers and IPL, microblading and cosmetic tattooing services in Alexandria, VA.

Angela holds degrees in Cellular Biology and Molecular Genetics from the University of Maryland, which give her an unparalleled technical understanding of the skin, a subject about which she is truly passionate. While earning dual degrees, she simultaneously operated two successful businesses before turning her attention to her true passion, skincare and cosmetic tattooing. She now holds licenses in esthetics, permanent makeup and tattooing in multiple states including Virginia, Florida, California and NYC. As is evidenced by her career, Angela believes education is the key to long term success and she commits herself to a lifetime of learning and educating others at every opportunity.

An artist to the core, Angela enjoys painting as a vocation and hobby in her spare time. As a mother of four, she has created and sold many children's paintings, keeping her artistic zest alive throughout her entrepreneurial endeavors. Microblading and pmu were the perfect medium for Angela to combine her love of art and skincare. She is trained in microblading, advanced manual and machine techniques, and all permanent makeup. She has joined the ranks of Jenn Boyd Ink, a prestigious microblading company, as an educator in basic and advanced techniques. Always an advocate for women supporting each other, teaching and watching the success of her students has brought additional fulfillment to her career.

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Christina Edelen | @beautyandtheblemish

Christina is a Virginia licensed esthetician. After suffering from years of acne, she left her career in government contracting to pursue her true passion, skincare. Working through her own skin concerns has given her the ability to work closely and empathetically with clients to use multiple modaities to achieve the skin of their dreams. Her specialized knowledge, training and education, and experience helps her assist clients in chosing the most effective treatments available.

 

Kaitlin McDonald

Kaitlin is a trained and licensed esthetician who completed her certification and boards from the Aveda Institute in Denver. She moved back to the DMV where she was born and raised to be closer to her family. Her services include full body waxing, facials, lymphatic drainage and more. After struggling and overcoming adult acne herself, Kaitlin made it her mission to educate herself on the different types of skin, the way ingredients interact with each other, and why our skin responds the way it does. She enhanced her knowledge and studied different healing methods in order to feel more comfortable in her own skin, and in turn brings this knowledge to her clients. Kaitlin continues to broaden her education and is constantly learning how to enhance everyones beauty mentally and physically.

  

 

Breanna Carozza | @breanna.carozza

 Breanna is an NCC board-certified Nurse Practitioner specializing in cosmetic injectables located in the DMV area. She earned her BS in Nursing at the University of Wisconsin, and has over 7 years experience in the health care field. She went on to complete a Master of Science in Nursing specializing in Women's Health and Midwifery from Georgetown University in 2017. Breanna decided to widen her scope of practice to include aesthetics medicine as a way to combine her years of medical practice with her eye for subtle and unique beauty. When she isn't working she can be found at the National Gallery of Art indulging in the latest exhibit, at Politics and Prose listening to an author give a book talk, at the Kennedy Center watching a ballet or at a salsa club with her husband, dancing the night away. 


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 Joy Stafford | @joystafford

Joy
Joy is an experienced Master Esthetician and certified laser technician. Joy began her career in the skin care industry while attending high school by completing a make-up artistry certification. She has managed a Medispa for three years while studying to earn her Esthetics license. After graduating and passing her esthetic boards she completed a laser certification course. She continues to take classes and workshops regularly to stay abreast of the technological advances in the esthetics field. Her specialty is advance treatments for multicultural skin including laser, chemical peels and other modalities. Her passion for skin care allows for new fresh ideas for all skin types and concerns.